News & Events

Cancellation of Face to Face Interviews due to Covid-19

06/04/2020

We hope you are keeping safe and well in these unprecedented times.As you will be aware from our recent newsletter, we have been closely monitoring the Government guidance with respect to COVID-19 and assessing the impact that it would have on our forthcoming face to face appointments. It was our intention to try and keep alive the possibility of meeting personally but unfortunately we no longer believe this is possible. As intimated previously, all face to face appointments will be converted to telephone and we will ring you at the pre-arranged time but if you would prefer a video conference instead please send your Skype address to admin@clergytaxuk.com.Clearly we have a care of duty to staff and clients but a number of hotels have also independently cancelled our …read more

Staff Working From Home

20/03/2020

In accordance with Government advice almost all our staff are now working from home for the foreseeable future. Each still has secure access to all client data, emails and telephone calls like they would if they were in the office so we can continue to offer a normal service and support client needs during this increasingly challenging period for …read more

Changes to Capital Gains Tax payments for UK Property Sales

20/03/2020

From 6 April 2020, if you’re a UK resident and sell a residential property in the UK you’ll have 30 days to tell HMRC and pay any Capital Gains Tax (CGT) owed.

If you don’t tell HMRC about any CGT within 30 days of completion, you may be sent a penalty as well as having to pay interest on what you owe – so it’s really important that everyone involved in the sale of a residential property fully understands these changes.

Capital Gains Tax is a tax on the profit when you sell or dispose of an asset that’s increased in value. You may need to make a CGT report and make a payment when, for example, you sell or otherwise dispose of;

a property that you’ve not used as your main home throughout the …read more

Christmas Opening Hours 2019

01/12/2019

Our office will be closing at 1pm on Monday 23 December 2019 for Christmas and will reopen on Thursday 2 January 2020.

Muriel, Martyn, David, Daniel, Paul, David, Kathryn, Daniel, Sandis, Keily and Laura wish you all a very happy Christmas and peaceful new …read more

Christmas Opening Hours 2018

29/11/2018

Our office will be closing on Friday 21 December 2018 for Christmas and will reopen on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Muriel, Martyn, David, Daniel, Paul, David, Kathryn, Keily and Laura wish you all a very happy Christmas and peaceful new …read more

Minister of Religion Schedule and the 31 October Deadline

08/10/2018

Although the final deadline for completing the 2018 Return is 31 January 2019, this only applies for electronic submissions.

Unrepresented Ministers must submit a paper return by 31 October 2018 to avoid a penalty.

We have the ability to electronically submit a Tax Return with a Minister of Religion schedule to HMRC after 31 October.

Please contact us for more …read more

Christmas 2017 Opening Hours

07/12/2017

Our office will be closing on Wednesday 20 December 2017 for Christmas and will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Muriel, Martyn, David, Daniel, Paul, David, Kathryn, Keily and Laura wish you all a very happy Christmas and peaceful new …read more

Pensions tax refunds. Are you owed money?

02/11/2017

Pensions 'super tax' refunds hit £262m – are you owed money?

Contact our office for further …read more

Two million couples missing out on tax break, says HMRC

22/09/2017

Nearly half the couples eligible to claim marriage tax allowance are still failing to do so, according to HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC)

Contact our office for further …read more

Buy to Let Stamp Duty

04/01/2016

In the Autumn statement the Chancellor announced an additional 3% stamp duty charge on homeowners buying another property. The rules on who will be affected have still not been finalised but the Treasury has published a consultation paper that sheds more light on the subject and calls for further suggestions for how the extra tax should be applied.

The consultation includes a diagram designed to allow buyers to test if the higher rates apply and this is reproduced below;

Further information will follow as soon as we become aware of …read more